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Solicitors in Oswestry & Mid-Wales
Whenever you need expert legal advice or representation you should talk to Lanyon Bowdler's Solicitors in Oswestry.
With an office in Oswestry and others across Shropshire and Herefordshire, as well our new office in Conwy, North Wales, Lanyon Bowdler is a full-service team of lawyers, which means that whatever aspect of the law you need advice on we have the expertise to help.
Our Legal Services in Oswestry
We expertly advise & represent people, families, and businesses across the full spectrum of legal services, including corporate and commercial legal services and a wide array of legal services for individuals and life. If you would like to arrange to meet an expert to discuss a legal issue, please call our team today on the number above.
Planning and property disputes have been prevalent in and around Oswestry in recent times. Plans to build on land near to Old Oswestry Hill Fort caused tension on both sides of the argument and had a high profile in the area because of significant amounts of interest among local people.
Issues surrounding land and commercial property are always common in areas with an agricultural landscape and our specialist lawyers, many of whom have been directly involved in the agricultural industry, are able to assist farmers and growers with extensive legal support, including advice in relation to environmental or regulatory matters.
For you, your family or your business, our Solicitors in Oswestry can support and help you across a whole range of legal services such as:
- Family Law
- Personal Injury
- Medical Negligence
- Will Writing
- Administration of Estates
- Employment Law for employees
- Residential Property Conveyancing
- Criminal Law
If you own or manage an SME or a larger business, our Commercial Solicitors in Oswestry can provide expert legal advice across the whole spectrum of business and regulatory law, including:
- Agricultural Law
- Business Contracts
- Business Sales and Purchases
- Commercial Disputes
- Commercial Property
- Corporate Law
- Employment law & HR
Whatever your need, you can count on Lanyon Bowdler to be on your team.
Employment Law Solicitors in Oswestry & HR Legal support
Lanyon Bowdler has a team expert employment lawyers in Oswestry. We are Oswestry's only employment law specialist firm based in the town. Our team provides expert advice and representation to HR directors and companies. We provide direct support to HR departments in companies and employers throughout Oswestry and the wider local region. We also offer an ongoing managed support service so please call today to find out how our employment lawyers can support the growth and operations for your business.
If you are a company doing business in Oswestry and need help and support with employment law matters get in touch to find out how we can help.
Our Oswestry employment law team also helps individuals who need advice and representation regarding employment matters.
Why Choose Lanyon Bowdler?
With more than thirty years of experience providing a legal service across Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and beyond, we are highly regarded throughout the industry with a formidable reputation and a track record for achieving the very best results.
We understand the landscape and demographics of Oswestry and the surrounding areas extremely well and as such understand the unique challenges that can affect individuals and businesses here, particularly those based in more rural areas.
We pride ourselves on our friendly and welcoming approach, which immediately puts our clients at ease. The role we have as part of the community is also extremely important to us and we regularly organise training events and seminars and work closely with local charities on various fundraising activities. We are recommended by the Legal 500 (2019) and the 2019 edition of Chambers UK.
With additional offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Hereford, Ludlow, and Telford, together with our new office in Conwy, North Wales, we are ideally situated to meet the needs of the surrounding towns, villages and rural communities including the neighbouring counties of Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Powys, and Mid and North Wales.
Oswestry Business Demographics
Oswestry is an ancient market town in north Shropshire, located in The Marches near to the Welsh border with a population of around 17,400. Oswestry has a fantastic range of employment opportunities with 946 businesses having registered offices here and 6,300 people working in the town.
The three most significant sectors in Oswestry are retail, education and manufacturing, which together account for 41.7% of all employment here. The town’s market, which can be traced back to 1190, and the nearby shopping centre serve both northwest Shropshire and mid-Wales with the largest businesses here being the supermarket giants Sainsbury’s, Asda, Tesco and Morrisons. Eight out of 10 companies based here, however, are private businesses employing fewer than five people.
Although the education sector is one of the largest in Oswestry, there is a trend towards fewer jobs in the public sector while private sector employment is on the increase.
Oswestry Culture and Social Scene
Oswestry, like surrounding areas, has a vibrant programme of events that run throughout the year to keep local people and visitors entertained.
The Oswestry Food and Drink Festival is one of the town’s most popular events showcasing the delights that Oswestry and the Borders have to offer. For two days every July, the finest local produce is on offer throughout the town’s streets at market stalls and cafes, along with locally brewed ales and ciders to be found at the Cambrian Heritage Railways’ Beer Festival.
Guided tours of Oswestry run regularly and there are plenty of museums and art galleries to visit including the Oswestry Town Museum, the Willow Gallery, the Qube, and the Cambrian Railway Museum, which also operates train rides and driver experiences as well as special events for occasions such as Easter and Christmas.
The Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre have a display of Wilfred Owen’s letters written during the First World War and is the starting point for the Wilfred Owen trail through the town. The esteemed war poet is arguably Oswestry’s most famous resident having been born here and to commemorate the centenary of his death in November 2018, there will be a festival dedicated to his work and a statue of him unveiled in the Cae Glas Park.
Oswestry is also the site for the 3,000-year-old settlement, Old Oswestry Hill Fort. It is one of the best-preserved hill forts in Britain and is considered to have been built and occupied during the Iron Age (800 BC to AD 43), remaining in use for almost 1,000 years.
In addition to its magnificent history, Oswestry also brings a diverse shopping experience for those who like to browse what’s on offer in the town. It is served by both indoor and outdoor markets as well as bookshops, farm shops and independents in and amongst high street names. Oswestry is also famed for its café culture with plenty of coffee shops offering a rest stop and a bite to eat.
Contact our Solicitors in Oswestry
Whether you're moving home or setting up a new business, or perhaps your business needs expert support surrounding expansion or HR Legal support, you can count on our friendly team of lawyers in Oswestry to provide a professional, compassionate and affordable service. We are here to help